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Introductory Readings in Anthropology.

Author: Hilary Callan; Brian Street; Simon Underdown
Publisher: New York : Berghahn Books, 2013.
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Anthropology seeks to understand the roots of our common humanity, the diversity of cultures and world-views, and the organisation of social relations and practices. As a method of inquiry it embraces an enormous range of topics, and as a discipline it covers a multitude of fields and themes, as shown in this selection of original writings. As an accessible entry point, for upper-level students and first year  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Callan, Hilary.
Introductory Readings in Anthropology.
New York : Berghahn Books, ©2013
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Hilary Callan; Brian Street; Simon Underdown
ISBN: 9780857454409 0857454404
OCLC Number: 855969630
Description: 1 online resource (458 pages)
Contents: INTRODUCTORY READINGS IN ANTHROPOLOGY; Contents; Acknowledgements; A Note on Original Sources; General Introduction; SECTION I: BEING HUMAN; Introduction to Section I; I.1 Evolutionary Processes and Human Origins; I.2 The Body; I.3 Ways of Thinking and Communicating; I.4 Organising Social Relations; I.5 Engaging with Nature; I.6 The Humanity of Things; SECTION II: BECOMING A PERSON; Introduction to Section II; II. 1 Personhood; II. 2 Drawing Boundaries and Defining Groups; II. 3 Ritual and Social Relations; SECTION III: GLOBAL AND LOCAL; Introduction to Section III. III. 1 Anthropological Approaches to the Movement of Peoples, Patterns and ProcessesIII. 2 Local and Global Processes: Ethnographic Perspectives; SECTION IV: PRACTISING ANTHROPOLOGY; Introduction to Section IV; IV. 1 The Production, Communication and Use of Anthropological Knowledge; IV. 2 Studying 'Others' and Studying 'Ourselves'; IV. 3 Ethics in Anthropology; SECTION V: ANTHROPOLOGY IN THE WORLD; Introduction to Section V; V.1 Anthropological Perspectives on World Issues; V.2 The Public Presence of Anthropology; Suggestions for Further Reading; Index.

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Published by Berghahn Books in association with the Royal Anthropological Institute Anthropology seeks to understand human social behaviour and how societies are formed. As a method of inquiry it  Read more...

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